Article 17 of the new EU Copyright Directive clarifies the responsibilities of all online platforms, such as ResearchGate, with respect to copyrighted content uploaded to… Read More »Coalition for Responsible Sharing statement on the EU Copyright Directive
The members of the Coalition for Responsible Sharing have always been clear that we embrace and actively encourage copyright compliant sharing of content by the… Read More »Copyright Compliance by ResearchGate Is the Only Viable Long-Term Solution
June 13, 2019 – Second update by the Coalition for Responsible Sharing on ResearchGate’s copyright compliance status. The first update can be found here. Download this report (PDF)… Read More »Coalition for Responsible Sharing: Status Report on ResearchGate, June 2019
Today, the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB), a professional society devoted to the advancement of the plant sciences, joins the Coalition for Responsible Sharing. This takes the total number of Coalition members to 17.
KeAi Publishing, the international Open Access publisher for English language journals rooted in China, joins the Coalition for Responsible Sharing. The number of Coalition members is continuously growing and now counts 16 members covering information analytics businesses, publishers and societies.
Two members of the Coalition for Responsible Sharing, the American Chemical Society (ACS) and Elsevier, are asking the Regional Court in Munich, Germany, to clarify ResearchGate’s copyright responsibilities. The second hearing before the court takes place today, 10 October 2018. The court case began in April this year. Concurrently, ACS and Elsevier have also asked the US courts to address ResearchGate’s copyright responsibility.
Two members of the Coalition for Responsible Sharing, the American Chemical Society (ACS) and Elsevier, have taken legal action in the United States to address ResearchGate’s responsibility for copyright infringements on its site. A legal claim was filed on 2nd October 2018 with the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. The action seeks to hold ResearchGate responsible for violating U.S. copyright law regarding final published articles in ACS and Elsevier journals. Both scholarly publishers filed a claim in Germany against ResearchGate in October 2017, which is still ongoing.
Atlantis Press, a young and quickly expanding Open Access publisher of academic proceedings, journals and books in various scientific, technical and medical fields, today joins the Coalition for Responsible Sharing.
Membership of the Coalition has now trebled to 15 organizations since its founding in October 2017. Atlantis Press is the sixth new member to join the group this year.
Coalition for Responsible Sharing: Copyright Compliance by ResearchGate Is the Only Viable Long-Term Solution
The Coalition for Responsible Sharing* was formed in October 2017 to address ResearchGate’s open disregard for copyright laws, evident through its storing and illicit distribution of copyrighted material via its web platform. The Coalition for Responsible Sharing has more than doubled its membership since it was formed in October 2017, and encompasses a wide variety of organizations from across the academic publishing industry, including leading professional societies and other non-profits, and commercial publishing organizations, all with global reach.
IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity, today joins the Coalition for Responsible Sharing. This takes the total number of Coalition members to 13, following the announcement earlier this month that BMJ has joined the group.